[tz] WSJ follows AP to Kyiv

Paul.Koning at dell.com Paul.Koning at dell.com
Thu Oct 3 17:51:07 UTC 2019

> On Oct 3, 2019, at 1:29 PM, John Hawkinson <jhawk at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> The Wall Street Journal has today followed the AP on Kyiv over Kiev: https://blogs.wsj.com/styleandsubstance/2019/10/03/vol-32-no-9-kyiv/ "After careful consideration, we have joined Associated Press and Webster’s New World College Dictionary (5th) in using the spelling Kyiv for the capital of Ukraine, rather than the more-familiar Kiev." (it continues)
> At this point, I think it's appropriate for tz to change. (I had missed when that one particular Webster's dictionary changed; it is not the same as m-w.com)

I don't think so.  The article you quote gives the justification: it refers to "Kiev" as "more familiar".  By the TZ rules, that means "Kiev" remains the name we should use.


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